Zoning Board of Appeals (City agency)

  • 103 lobbyist actions

    98 administrative
    78 legislative

  • 26 lobbyists
  • 12 lobbying firms

Agency description

The Zoning Board of Appeals reviews land use issues that pertain to the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, including proposed variations from the zoning code, special uses that require review to determine compatibility with adjacent properties, and appeals of decisions made by the Zoning Administrator. Established in 1923, the board has five members that are appointed by the Mayor with City Council consent. Staff services are provided by the Zoning Ordinance Administration Division of the Department of Housing and Economic Development. Meetings are held on the third Friday of every month, usually at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., in City Council chambers.

Actions sought

Purpose Lobbyist Client Admin. Leg.
Admin, Adjustment Kevin Wolfberg Robinson, Neha Yes No
Amendment To Pd Jennifer Clark Loyola University Chicago Yes No
Expansion John George Tennis Corp. of America Yes No
Ground Services Leah Lacy Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Land Use Amal Shaqildi Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Land Use Jeanette Sublett Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Land Use Leah Lacy Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Land Use Langdon Neal Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Parking John George Stark Burnham Pointe LLC Yes No
Pd Lenny Asaro ETA Creative Arts Foundation Yes Yes
Pd John George Olde Prairie Avenue LLC Yes Yes
Pd Langdon Neal ETA Creative Arts Foundation Yes Yes
Pd Eric McLoyd ETA Creative Arts Foundation Yes Yes
Pd Langdon Neal Talbott Associates LP Yes Yes
Permits John George Stark Burnham Pointe LLC Yes No
Psecial Use Kevin Wolfberg SDSFR, LLC No Yes
Recycling John George Global Recycling Yes Yes
Recycling Facility John George Global Recycling Yes Yes
Rezoning Edward Kus Kalamaras, Vince Yes No
Right Of Way Jeanette Sublett Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Setback John George Johnson, Steven Yes Yes
Specail Use Joseph Gattuso JP Morgan Chase & Co. Yes No
Special Use John George Standard Parking Yes No
Special Use Jessica Schramm Clark - Devon Hardware Yes No
Special Use Rolando Acosta Hispanic Hospitality Group Yes No
Special Use Bernard Citron Schneider National, Inc Yes Yes
Special Use Bernard Citron Presidential Bank Yes Yes
Special Use Gregg Graines Southport Salon Concepts LLC Yes No
Special Use Scott Borstein Children's Home & Aid Society of IL Yes Yes
Special Use Rolando Acosta Lazo's Tacos Inc Yes No
Special Use Jessica Schramm Schneider Electric Yes Yes
Special Use Langdon Neal Children's Home & Aid Society of IL Yes Yes
Special Use Jessica Schramm Presidential Bank Yes Yes
Special Use John George Ravenswood Disposal Service, Inc Yes Yes
Special Use Gregg Graines Dayken LLC Yes No
Special Use John George Truth and Deliverance International Ministries No Yes
Special Use Rolando Acosta Harrison Wells Partners LLC Yes No
Special Use John George Archer - Cicero LLC Yes Yes
Variations Jessica Schramm Strauss, Robert Yes Yes
Variations John George Fourth Presbyterian Church Yes Yes
Variations Jessica Schramm Signal Ensemble Theater Yes Yes
Variations Bernard Citron Strauss, Robert Yes Yes
Variations John Fritchey Wydra, Peter Yes No
Variations Jessica Schramm Hansen, Lauren & Eric No Yes
Variations Bernard Citron Hansen, Lauren & Eric No Yes
Variations Bernard Citron Signal Ensemble Theater Yes Yes
Variations Mariah DiGrino 1218-1220 N. Carman LLC Yes No
Waste John George Ravenswood Disposal Service, Inc Yes Yes
Zobning Thomas Moore 1907 N. Kenmore Condo Assoc. Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore 4900 Kenmore LLC Yes Yes
Zoning Carol Stubblefield ULICH Children's Advantage Network Yes Yes
Zoning Eric McLoyd Public Building Commission of Chicago No Yes
Zoning Jeanette Sublett Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Joseph Gattuso Chicago Charter School Foundation Yes No
Zoning Leah Lacy Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Joseph Gattuso 667 W. Diversey LLC Yes No
Zoning Thomas Moore Harris, Andee Yes Yes
Zoning Mary George Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Langdon Neal Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes No
Zoning Amal Shaqildi Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes No
Zoning Leah Lacy Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Lawndale Condominium Assoc. Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Loukas, Inc. c/o George Vranas Yes Yes
Zoning Mary George Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Richard Klawiter Primestor, Inc. Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore 720 W. Buckingham, Inc. Yes Yes
Zoning Leah Lacy Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Yes Yes
Zoning Jeanette Sublett Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Wechsler, Jeremy Yes Yes
Zoning Langdon Neal Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Carol Stubblefield Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Winick, Adam Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Sayegh, Ralph Yes Yes
Zoning Anne Fredd Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Terrance Diamond Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Francine Lynch Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Scott Borstein Inwindow Outdoor Yes Yes
Zoning Edward Kus 667 W. Diversey LLC Yes No
Zoning Scott Borstein Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Edward Kus Kalamaras, Vince Yes No
Zoning Thomas Moore Bernie's Tavern Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Perry, Robert Yes Yes
Zoning Langdon Neal Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Amal Shaqildi Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Amal Shaqildi Chicago Board of Education Yes Yes
Zoning Carol Stubblefield Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Mary George Sonia Shankman School Corp. Yes Yes
Zoning Eric McLoyd Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Terrance Diamond Public Building Commission of Chicago Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore O'Dea, Kathleen Yes Yes
Zoning Bernard Citron Sidel, Barry Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Teller, Margery Yes Yes
Zoning Langdon Neal Comer Science & Education Foundation Yes Yes
Zoning Joseph Gattuso Chik-Fil-A, Inc Yes No
Zoning Thomas Moore Farwell Estates Condo Assoc. Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore K E Salon LLC Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Rugai, Robb Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Valladares, Juan Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Firefly Salon Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Drummond Square Condo Assoc/ c/o Cagan Management Group, Inc Yes Yes
Zoning Thomas Moore Super Paradise LLC Yes Yes
Zoning Amendment John Fritchey Rodriguez, David Yes No
Zoning Change Paul Kolpak Sterniuk, Andrzej Yes No
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121 North LaSalle Street, City Hall
Chicago, IL 60602
United States